If you are interested in buying or selling a property in Scotland, you will need an experienced legal advisor who is able to guide you through, what can be, a complex legal process.
At Innes & Mackay, we take pride in taking the legal work involved in buying or selling a property away from our clients, allowing them to focus on more important things.
Deciding to buy or sell a property is one of the biggest financial transactions most people will make in their lives. It is for this very reason that the decision should be supported by expert legal advice.
If you are interested in buying or selling a property in Scotland, you will need an experienced legal advisor who is able to help guide you through, what can be, a complex legal process. At Innes & MacKay we pride ourselves in taking the legal work involved in buying or selling a property away from our clients, changing legal terminology into laymans terms and allowing our clients to focus on more important things.
Whether you are considering buying, selling re-mortgaging or transferring a property, it is vital that you instruct a specialist solicitor who can manage the process effectively. As with any property transaction it is important that you are given clear advice on the consequence of the transaction that you are entering into.
At Innes & MacKay we pride ourselves in providing a friendly, professional conveyancing service that is modern in its approach but retains the principles of a traditional law firm: trust, reliability and professionalism. We place the needs of our clients at the core of our work, ensuring that our service is both affordable and effective and essentially be “with you all the way”.
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Deciding to buy or sell a property is one of the biggest financial commitments most people will make in their lives. It is for this very reason that the decision should be supported by expert legal advice. At Innes & MacKay, we offer a tailor-made range of legal services to help clients buy, sell or rent their property:
Purchasing a Property
Whether you are a first-time buyer looking to purchase your new home, looking to up or down grade the size of your property or looking for an investment property our experienced legal team are here to help you every step of the way.
Agreeing to make the financial investment to purchase a property is a decision that few people make lightly. It normally follows a great deal of thought and research into what is available on the market, what price to pay and ensuring that the property meets your needs.
If you are interested in making an offer for a property it is important to seek legal advice and assistance from an experienced property solicitor. They will ensure that the property is not subject to any legalities that would interfere with your rights as a prospective owner and facilitate the transfer of ownership from the seller to you by completing all of the necessary paperwork and registration requirements.
Offers in Scotland are submitted in writing and will normally comprise what is known as the Scottish Standard Clauses, a copy of which can be found on the Law Society of Scotland website and we would advise you to read over these conditions to familiarise yourself with the contract that you will be entering into. Your solicitor will also assist with the completion of the necessary documentation for any mortgage, LIFT, Help to Buy or First Home Fund funding which you are to receive to assist with your purchase.
Our legal property team have extensive experience in dealing with all of The Scottish Ministers schemes that may assist you with the purchase of your new home.
Selling a Property
Whether you are looking to sell your home privately, through our estate agency department or any other estate agent, it is important that the transaction is handled by a specialist property law solicitor.
Our property law team can ensure that there are no legal restrictions to prohibit the sale of your property, engage with the representatives of the parties interested in purchasing your home, complete and negotiate the contracts that will allow the sale of your property and organise the transfer of ownership.
If you need the guidance of expert property lawyers that believe in the importance of helping clients to complete the conveyancing process quickly and effectively, speak to our specialist property law team. With over 145 years in business in the Highland area and extensive local and legal knowledge in Inverness, Ross-shire, Moray and Strathspey, we take a modern approach, offering a personal, professional and friendly service that is tailor-made to each of our clients’ specific needs.
The best estate agents in Inverness will help you get the maximum value for your property. At Innes & Mackay, we operate a well-regarded estate agency service that aims to take the burdens of selling a property away from clients. If you are interested in selling, and want to deal with a locally based estate agent, familiar with the property market in the Highlands of Scotland including Inverness, Inverness-shire, Ross & Cromarty, the Black Isle and surrounding areas who will provide your property with maximum exposure to buyers, contact the team at Innes & Mackay estate agents.
ReMortgaging a Property
People may decide that there is a need for some additional finances, and that there could be some merit to re-mortgaging their home. It is vital that where you are considering re-mortgaging a property that this is discussed with an experienced property lawyer. Not only will they be able to answer any questions regarding what this means in law, but they will also be able to take responsibility for completing the necessary paperwork and facilitating payment of any outstanding loan that needs to be settled.
No matter whether a client is considering buying or selling a property, it is vital that a specialist solicitor who can manage the process effectively handles the transaction. As with any transfer of property, it is important that parties are given clear advice on the consequences of giving up or taking on legal responsibility for a property.
At Innes & Mackay, we take pride in providing a friendly, professional conveyancing service that is modern in its approach but retains the principles of a traditional law firm: trust, reliability and professionalism. We place the needs of our clients at the core of our work, ensuring that our service is both affordable and effective.
Contact our Conveyancing Solicitors Inverness, Highlands Scotland
Commercial conveyancing is an area where it is important that clients can trust their legal advisors to protect their interests. At Innes & Mackay, we draw on our experience of the property market in Inverness to provide a service that respects the commercial realities faced by tenants and landlords. We have experience of advising on and negotiating the terms of commercial leases and pride ourselves on providing clear and effective legal advice on their meaning.
If you need assistance in respect of commercial conveyancing, please contact our specialist team of solicitors using our online contact form or give us a call on 01463 232273.